Friday, August 17, 2012

28th Amanda Awards Winners

A few minutes ago award winners were announced and from news here are the winners. Winners are in *BLUE.

To read winners in all categories go here.


Yesterday the Amanda Committee announced the nominations for the yearly Norwegian awards and I can't be more happy as 'rediscovered' a movie with Noomi Rapace that went out of my radar for a while, as matter of fact movie has the most nominations, eight, including one for Rapace in the Best Actress category. These are the nominees.

Best Norwegian Film in Theatrical Release
Babycall (The Monitor), Pål Sletaune
*Få meg på, for faen (Turn Me on, Goddammit!), Jannicke Systad Jacobsen
Kompani Orheim (The Orheim Company), Arlid Andresen
Pushwagner, Even Benestad and August B. Hanssen

Best Director
Morten Tyldum for Hodejegerne (Headhunters)
Arlid Andersen for Kompani Orheim (The Orheim Company)
*Joachim Trier for Oslo, 31. august (Oslo, August 31st)

Best Actress
*Noomi Rapace in Babycall (The Monitor), Pål Sletaune
Helene Bergsholm in Få meg på, for faen (Turn Me on, Goddammit!), Jannicke Systad Jacobsen

Best Actor
*Kristoffer Joner in Kompani Orheim (The Orheim Company), Arlid Andersen
Anders Danielsen Lie in Oslo, 31. august (Oslo, August 31st), Joachim Trier
Sven Nordin in Sønner av Norge (Sons of Norway), Jens Lien
Aksel Hennie in Hodejegerne (Headhunters), Morten Tyldum

Best Foreign Film in Theatrical Release
The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius
*Drive, Nicolas Winding Refn
Hugo, Martin Scorsese
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Tomas Alfredson
Play, Ruben Östlund

To check nominees in all categories go here.  Award ceremony will be on August 17 in Haugesund at the opening of the Norwegian International Film Festival, that runs from until August 23.

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